Decorative Arts and Design
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
2 x 7 7/8 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20 x 20.3 cm) (show scale)
Impressed on interior of basin in center, partially impressed or worn stamp of: "WILLIAM" arching over eagle with outspread wings and American crest over its breast against a background of stars, and "[DANFORTH]" arching below
Designated Purchase Fund
Round pewter basin; rises from flat bottom to slightly flaring sides and narrow, everted rim with incised band in center.
CONDITION: Good; tarnished; light scratches and pitting; a few small dings in bottom and on sides.
William Danforth. Basin, 1792-1820. Pewter, 2 x 7 7/8 x 8 in. (5.1 x 20 x 20.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Designated Purchase Fund, 45.10.93. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 45.10.93.jpg)
overall, 45.10.93.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2004
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